I slather it on the baby and instead of wiping my fingers off on the diaper I rub it into my own hands.
No scar can be permanently removed without cosmetic surgery, but with persistence and the right tools, many can be significantly diminished over time.
Acne cannot be permanently cured, but these natural remedies will provide some relief from various types of acne.
Sometimes you just want to rush out the door and don’t have time for a major overhaul of your face. Or, you love the finished look you get with cream foundation and powder — you just feel more pulled together and “finished.” This face powder is a delight, so smooth and silky with a light-medium […]
When I was 20 & 30 I had absolutely no need for cream or liquid foundation. Ah, youth…my skin was perfect. Or as close as it was going to get. I was even blessed to NOT have acne or any blemishes on my face, blessed indeed. Then came my 40’s, and it brought gifts of […]
As part of my Ultimate Organic Makeup and Skin Care Shopping Guide I was sent some Organic Wear makeup to review from Physicians Formula. I received the Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer, the Organic Wear CC Cream (Color Correcting Cream), and the Organic Wear Mascara which I was very excited to get since it can be […]
As part of my effort to make a switch in not only what I put IN my body, but what I put ON my body, I am exploring options for natural, organic, and more earth-friendly cosmetic options. I had a chance to review some of the LUSH makeup in their Color Supplement and Emotional Brilliance […]
Coconut oil is a multi-purpose home remedy and natural beauty treatment for the skin and the hair. Virgin or extra virgin coconut oil is higher quality than the cheap refined commercial grade coconut oil (but there are no internationally monitored quality standards for coconut oil like there are for olive oil, so “extra virgin” and […]
Take a look at the list of ingredients on a typical body lotion or face cream bottle. It can be scary: synthetic fragrances and colors, chemical preservatives, stuff you have never even heard of. With homemade beauty products, you’ll know exactly what you are going to put on your skin. Making your own natural beauty […]
Aromatic Body Scrub Mixture 1/4 cup sea salt 1/4 cup medium-ground cornmeal 1/3 cup olive oil 10 drops essential oils Mix sea salt and cornmeal together in a glass bowl. Gently heat olive oil and essential oils until just warm. Stir the warm oil into the dry ingredients and mix well. The mixture should […]
When you make your own beauty products, you know exactly what you’ll be putting on your skin. Many commercial body lotions and face creams contain essential oils, but some of them contain just tiny amounts of actual essential oil, and you can’t always be sure of the quality of the oils. All you need […]
Making your own body oils is easy and fun. Choose one or more base oil(s) and add essential oils to make a moisturizing, nourishing or balancing oil for your skin type. Cold-pressed vegetable oils, nut oils and seed oils are the best bases for diluting essential oils. They have their own therapeutic properties, they are […]